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Internal Auditor Trainee (Entry-Level)

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 34587 



Job Description:

Audit and Compliance is an independent and objective assurance and consulting function designed to improve Norfolk Southern’s operations.  We assist the Corporation in accomplishing its objectives through a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluating the effectiveness of corporate governance, risk management, and internal control processes.  As an Audit and Compliance management trainee, you will use research, analytical analysis, and hands-on evaluation to report on information system, financial, compliance, and operational risks.  Your daily functions will involve collaborating with varied levels of management across the corporation to establish value-added recommendations that mitigate risk and improve processes across the enterprise. 

What's in it for you?

  • $58,000 per year starting salary
  • Work in a friendly environment for a Fortune 300 company
  • Beautiful Midtown office within walking distance of MARTA - North Ave Station
  • Hybrid Work Schedule
  • Onsite day care facility
  • Great health benefits and annual bonus potential


Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree

Preferred Majors:

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Accounting Information Systems, or a related field.


What you'll be doing:

  • Participate in the planning, performance, and reporting of information system, financial, investigative, and operational audit and risk management projects.
  • Evaluate adherence to technology, accounting, and operating control policies, the Corporate Code of Conduct, Information Security Policies and Procedures, best practices, and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Timely and accurately communicate audit progress, findings, and conclusions to management in order to assist them in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
  • Provide consulting services to management based on specialized knowledge and skills and a broad range of experience.


  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with your team, leadership, and audit customers.
  • A self-starter willing to learn diverse technology, audit, and business processes by interacting with personnel across the enterprise.
  • Ability to analyze business processes, interpret data, and collaborate on innovative solutions.
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical, and communication skills.

Work Conditions:

Environment: Hybrid (In Office 40%, Remote 60%)

Travel: 0-5%

Weekend Work: 0-5%


Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta